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Full name  Michael Anaba
Years  Team
Career start  2012
Number  26
Height  1.8 m

Playing position  Midfielder
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Kumasi, Ghana
Name  Michael Anaba
Michael Anaba Kotoko midfielder Anaba eyes double this season

Date of birth  (1993-12-30) 30 December 1993 (age 21)
Similar People  Alvaro Gimenez, Clifford Aboagye, Pol Freixanet, Franco Fragapane, Faycal Fajr

Current team  Elche CF (Midfielder)

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Michael Anaba (born 30 December 1993) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Uruguayan club Sud América as a midfielder in the Primera División Uruguaya.


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Club career

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Born in Kumasi, Anaba started his professional football career with Windy Professionals, a division two football team based in Winneba. He joined Asante Kotoko in September 2011, and featured regularly for the side, also winning the Ghana Premier League in the 2012–13 campaign.

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In January 2013 Kotoko blocked Anaba's move to Valencia CF. He was also linked to Parma F.C. in the same transfer window, but nothing came of it.

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In late July 2013, Anaba joined Elche CF in a trial basis. On 13 August, the club agreed a fee with Kotoko, and the player signed a four-year deal late in the month.

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Anaba was initially assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B. In July 2014 he was called up to the main squad for the pre-season, being definitely promoted to the first-team in the following month.

On 11 October 2014 Anaba returned to the B-side, due to the lack of opportunities in the main squad. He only made his first team debut on 30 August 2015, playing the last 13 minutes in a 2–1 Segunda División home win against Bilbao Athletic.

On 27 January 2016, Anaba was loaned to CD Alcoyano in the third level until June. Upon returning, he rescinded his contract on 30 August, and joined CD Eldense the following day.

International career

Anaba was a member of the Ghana under-20's during the 2013 African U-20 Championship qualification for the 2013 African U-20 Championship. In 2013, he was named in Sellas Tetteh's 23-man squad for the 2013 tournament, hosted in Algeria. He was appoited vice-captain, and featured regularly during the tournament.

Anaba was also selected to 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup hosted in Turkey. He was used mainly as a substitute during the competition, but started and captained his side in a 1–2 loss against France. Anaba also appeared in the third-place match, again from the bench in a 3–0 win against Iraq.


  • Ghana Premier League: 2012–13
  • International
  • African Youth Championship: 2013 Runners-up
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2013 Third place
  • References

    Michael Anaba Wikipedia